NOV 13, 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) specifically mentions health services as an area in which discrimination stubbornly persists. From inception to demise, individuals with disabilities continue to pose fundamental questions regarding the value and quality of life, personal autonomy, economic incentives and even the purpose of health care. This lecture will explore how core values of the disability rights movement have influenced medical ethics, decision-making and health care reform.
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO)
Free and open to the public, register at the door.